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Crispy Chickpea Loaded Baked Potatoes

Crispy Chickpea Baked Potatoes

Crispy Chickpea Baked Potatoes — colorful and rich, these are the ultimate way to enjoy a fluffy baked potato! With crispy masala chickpeas, herbed yogurt, pickles, olives, and other toppings, I can’t get over how colorful, rich, and yet still light these are! I tried a similar dish called Kumpir in Turkey and this my version with a few Indian-inpsired twists! HOW TO MAKE CRISPY CHICKPEA LOADED BAKED POTATOES: We’ll start by poking holes into our potatoes and coating them with olive oil and salt before baking these until nice and golden brown. Then, we’ll make our crispy masala chickpeas! We’ll toss the chickpeas in olive oil, smoked paprika, oregano, chaat masala, and salt. Bake these until crispy. And now it’s time to assemble! We’ll cut open our beautiful baked potatoes and gently mash the insides. Add in butter and cheese and mix to make these super fluffy and rich! We’ll add a drizzle of this silky herbed yogurt, pickled, olives, pickled red onions, beets, and another drizzle of that herbed yogurt! Top with our …

Smoked Sprouts Bhel With Fruits

Smoked Sprouts Bhel

Smoked Sprouts Bhel — crispy and chatpata, this is the perfect way to spice up your appetizer game. With crisp, in-season fruits for sweetness and nutritious mung bean sprouts, this is the ultimate nutritious chaat with a smoky twist! WATCH HOW TO MAKE SMOKED SPROUTS BHEL: We’ll start by adding some chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, and in-season fruits for that hint of sweetness. Then we’ll toss in our sprouts which’ll help add volume and make this a guilt-free nutritious evening snack. Now for the smoky twist! Put some ghee on a charcoal piece and cover for a few minutes to really infuse the flavors. The depth and richness from this is truly divine so definitely don’t skip out on this — it’s worth the extra effort. Toss in the bhel, chutneys, a big squeeze of lemon, and our chatpata spices to finish this off. I’ve served this in these paper cones for that classic street-side feeling and your Smoked Sprouts Bhel is ready to dig in! If you like this, please try my other …

Masala Street Corn

Masala Street Corn

Masala Street Corn — summertime calls for a big bowl of this quick, refreshing Indian-inspired version of Mexican esquites! Sweet corn, creamy mayo, and special masala blend come together in this delicious summer classic! WATCH HOW TO MAKE MASALA STREET CORN: Mix charred roasted corn with sour cream, mayo, feta cheese, cilantro, and green chilies. Then, a big squeeze of lemon for that brightness. I used this amazing South Indian finishing spice from Chutni Punch for that punchy masala kick! I’ve given a recipe for a homemade spice blend that you can use instead too. Toss all this together, serve in individual cups, and this is truly the easiest summer favorite that you can make! Pair this with some lemonade or sliced watermelon, and lunch for a hot afternoon is sorted! If you like this, please try my other recipes: Mexican Street Corn Tacos Mexican Dahi Puri Skillet Taco Mac ‘n Cheese Masala Street Corn — summertime calls for a big bowl of this quick, refreshing Indian-inspired version of Mexican esquites! Sweet corn, creamy mayo, …

Achari Paneer Upside Down Puff Pastry

Achari Paneer Upside Down Puff Pastry

Achari Paneer Upside Down Puff Pastry — with khatta-meeta paneer marinated in achari spices and a glossy honey top, this Indian-twist on the viral TikTok trend is nothing short of show stopping! Baked to flaky, golden-brown perfection, these aren’t going to last long! WATCH HOW TO MAKE ACHARI PANEER UPSIDE DOWN PUFF PASTRY: Achari Paneer Upside Down Puff Pastry — with khatta-meeta paneer marinated in achari spices and a glossy honey top, this Indian-twist on the viral TikTok trend is nothing short of show stopping! Baked to flaky, golden-brown perfection, these aren’t going to last long! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. < p style=”margin: 0; margin-bottom: 1.5em;”>I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section below. Find me on and share your creation with me!

Baked Puran Poli Rolls

Baked Puran Poli Rolls

Puran Poli Rolls — a quick version of a classic recipe, roll your leftover rotis with a rich, fragrant filling made with chana dal, jaggery, saffron, cardamom, coconut, and nutmeg! Baked or airfried until golden brown and garnished with rose petals and edible gold foil, making homemade puran poli has never been this easy and elegant! WATCH HOW TO MAKE BAKED PURAN POLI ROLLS: Puran Poli Rolls — a quick version of a classic recipe, roll your leftover rotis with a rich, fragrant filling made with chana dal, jaggery, saffron, cardamom, coconut, and nutmeg! Baked or airfried until golden brown and garnished with rose petals and edible gold foil, making homemade puran poli has never been this easy and elegant! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section below. Find me on …

Melon Skewers With Rose Honey Drizzle

Melon Skewers With Rose Honey Drizzle

Melon Skewers With Rose Honey Drizzle — fun, colorful, and bursting with sweetness, these adorable watermelon and cantaloupe skewers are the picture-perfect addition to a summer breakfast or get-together! Glazed with a floral, fragrant syrup featuring rose water, lemon, honey, and chaat masala and threaded with basil leaves, there’s a little heat in these refreshing fruit skewers! WATCH HOW TO MAKE MELON SKEWERS WITH ROSE HONEY DRIZZLE: Melon Skewers With Rose Honey Drizzle — fun, colorful, and bursting with sweetness, these adorable watermelon and cantaloupe skewers are the picture-perfect addition to a summer breakfast or get-together! Glazed with a floral, fragrant syrup featuring rose water, lemon, honey, and chaat masala and threaded with basil leaves, there’s a little heat in these refreshing fruit skewers! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section …

Aloo Bonda Waffles

Aloo Bonda Waffles

Aloo Bonda Waffles — light and fluffy with a crispy exterior, these waffles put a fun spin on one of my favorite street foods! With a ginger, garlic, curry leaf tadka for extra flavor and topped with fresh veggies and cheese, enjoy these Aloo Bonda Waffles as an easy, guilt-free breakfast or snack! And just in time for Mother’s Day, serve up a little taste of home with this twist! WATCH HOW TO MAKE ALOO BONDA WAFFLES: Aloo Bonda Waffles — light and fluffy with a crispy exterior, these waffles put a fun spin on one of my favorite street foods! With a ginger, garlic, curry leaf tadka for extra flavor and topped with fresh veggies and cheese, enjoy these Aloo Bonda Waffles as an easy, guilt-free breakfast or snack! And just in time for Mother’s Day, serve up a little taste of home with this twist! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post …

Banana Bread Bundt Cakes

Mini Banana Bread Bundt Cakes

Banana Bread Bundt Cakes — soft and decadent, let’s give classic banana bread an adorable makeover! With a silky chocolate ganache and fresh fruits for a burst of freshness, these mini bundt cakes are a picture-perfect way to sweeten up brunch this Mother’s Day! WATCH HOW TO MAKE MINI BANANA BREAD BUNDT CAKES: Mini Banana Bread Bundt Cakes — soft and decadent, let’s give classic banana bread an adorable makeover! With a silky chocolate ganache and fresh fruits for a burst of freshness, these mini bundt cakes are a picture-perfect way to sweeten up brunch this Mother’s Day! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section below. Find me on and share your creation with me!

Veggie Finger Sandwiches Canapes

Veggie Finger Sandwiches – Canapes With Orange Honey

Veggie Finger Sandwiches — with colorful veggies, yogurt-cream cheese spread, and zesty citrusy orange honey, these French Canape inspired finger sandwiches are the cutest, bite-sized appetizer. These baked sandwiches  feature colorful, crunchy veggies with bursts of sweetness from the orange honey for an appetizer that is both refreshing and eye-catching! Enjoy them with some Cantaloupe Agua Fresca. WATCH HOW TO MAKE VEGGIE FINGER SANDWICHES – CANAPES: Veggie Finger Sandwiches — with colorful veggies, yogurt-cream cheese spread, and zesty citrusy orange honey, these French Canape inspired finger sandwiches are the cutest, bite-sized appetizer. These baked sandwiches  feature colorful, crunchy veggies with bursts of sweetness from the orange-honey for an appetizer that is both refreshing and eye-catching! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section below. Find me on and share your creation with …

Mango Naan Pizza

Mango Naan Pizza – Two Ways

This is one of my favorite simple dinners: naan pizzas! Using naan as a pizza base is a game changer, it makes this recipe super quick and hassle free! For a sweet and savory combo, I love pairing a pesto base with mango, onion, jalapeños, fresh mozzarella, and balsamic glaze. For a more classic version, layer marinara sauce with onions, peppers, and cheese. Top this off with a lightly dressed mango, baby-spinach and arugula salad for more body! WATCH HOW TO MAKE MANGO NAAN PIZZA – TWO WAYS: This is one of my favorite simple dinners: naan pizzas! Using naan as a pizza base is a game changer, it makes this recipe super quick and hassle free! For a sweet and savory combo, I love pairing a pesto base with mango, onion, jalapeños, fresh mozzarella, and balsamic glaze. For a more classic version, layer marinara sauce with onions, peppers, and cheese. Top this off with a lightly dressed mango, baby-spinach and arugula salad for more body! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE …